Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Ten boys are sitting in two parallel rows containing five boys in each. In row 1, P, Q R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are sitting and all of them are facing north. In the given seating arrangement, each boy seated in a row faces another boy of the other row but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes different game viz.  Archery, Badminton, Tennis, Golf, Rowing, Handball, Fencing, Karate, Surfing and Soccer but not necessarily in the same order.

There are two boys sit between the one who likes Archery who sits at an extreme end and T. A sits middle of the row and not an immediate neighbour of B who does not like Soccer. E is sitting at an extreme end of the row. T likes Rowing and sits on the immediate right of the one who likes Badminton and faces the immediate neighbour of B. R does not sit at the extreme left end of the row. A does not like surfing. There is only one boy sits between Q and S who likes Archery. D likes Handball and is an immediate neighbour of the one likes who likes Soccer.D does not face the one who likes tennis. C likes Golf and is an immediate neighbour of the one who likes Surfing. The one who likes Surfing faces the immediate neighbour of the one who likes Rowing. There are two boys between the one who likes Fencing and the one who likes  Tennis. R does not like Fencing. E does not like Karate.

Q1. Who among following sit at the extreme end of the line?
(a) R, C
(b) S, A
(c) Q, B
(d) E, T
(e) B, S

Q2. Who sits second to the right of T?
(a) The one who likes archery
(b) The one who likes tennis
(c) The one who likes fencing.
(d) The one who likes surfing.
(e) No one.

Q3. Who among the following sits diagonally opposite to R?
(a) E-Soccer
(b) D-Handball
(c) A-Golf
(d) E-Surfing
(e) None of these

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions and so form a group. Which of the following is different from the group?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) S
(d) B
(e) E

Q5. Which of the following statements is/are definitely false?
(a) P-Fencing
(b) E-Soccer
(c) T-Rowing
(d) C-Golf
(e) All are true

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:

There are eight employee Q, R, S, T, W, X, Y and Z of Career Power whose marriage are scheduled in the months of November and December but not necessarily in the same order. In each month, the marriage is scheduled on dates 6th, 9th, 17thand 23rd of the month. Only one marriage is scheduled on these given dates.

Q’s marriage is on either 17th November or 17th December. There is only one person’s marriage between the Q and T. There is two-person marriage scheduled between the T and R. There is only one marriage scheduled between the R and S. S’s marriage is on 9th of any month either December or November. Only one marriage is scheduled between S and W. There are as many as marriage scheduled between W and Y and as between Y and Z. X’s marriage is not on 6th of November.

Q6. Whose marriage is on the 17th November?
(a) Z
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) Y
(e) S

Q7. How many person’s marriage scheduled between R and W?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than three
(e) None of these

Q8. Whose marriage is scheduled on 23rd December?
(a) R
(b) Y
(c) S
(d) X
(e) W

Q9. If T is related to Q and R is related to S, in the same way Y is related to?
(a) X
(b) T
(c) Z
(d) Q
(e) R

Q10. X’s marriage is scheduled on which of the following day?
(a) 9th November
(b) 23rd December
(c) 17th November
(d) 23rd November
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.
S10. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (11-13): Question consists of Five statements followed by five conclusions. Consider the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Q11. Statements: Some red are blue. All blue are white. No white is violet. All black is violet. Some black is brown.
Conclusions:
(a) Some red is not violet.
(b) Some blue is not violet.
(c) Some brown is not white.
(d) Some black is not white.
(e) Some red is not brown.

Q12. Statements: All train are bus. Some bus are truck. All truck are car. No car is airplane. All bike are airplane.
Conclusions:
(a) All train being truck is a possibility.
(b) No truck is airplane.
(c) No bike is car.
(d) All bike being truck is a possibility.
(e) Some bus is car.

Q13. Statements: Some man are king. Some king are boy. All boy are child. Some child girl. All girl are women.
Conclusions:
(a) Some king are child.
(b) Some man are boy.
(c) Some child are women.
(d) All king being girl is a possibility.
(e) None of these.

Directions (14-15): In the questions below are given two conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions either definitely or possibly. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Q14. Conclusions: Some Q is P. Some R is not S.
Statements:
(a) Some P is Q. No Q is R. All R is S. Some R is T.
(b) Some P is T. All T is Q. No T is R.  All S is R.
(c) Some P is R. All R is Q. No Q is S. Some S is T.
(d) Some R is S. All S is Q. No Q is T. All P is T.
(e) None of these.

Q15. Conclusions: Some P is O. Some L is P.
Statements:
(a) Some L is M. All M is N. Some N is O. All O is P.
(b) Some L is N. All N is P. Some P is M. All M is O.
(c) All O is L. Some L is M. Some M is N. All N is P.
(d) Some L is P. All P is M. Some M is N. All N is O.
(e) None of these